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Commonwealth Club & NorCalPCA

5/2/12 Wed (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Commonwealth Club
595 Market St., San Francisco
Contact:Karen Keefer (rpcvk2@gmail.com)


NorCal PCA partners with the Commonwealth Club on:
Investing in Girls – Hope or Hype?
Professor Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg

Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of San Francisco; Founder and Executive Director, Akili Dada

As the world discovers the value of investing in adolescent girls, how can we ensure that interventions achieve maximum impact? Drawing from its award-winning model, Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Akili Dada's founder and director, will share lessons on making sustainable and scalable investments in the lives of vulnerable girls in Africa. Akili Dada is a leadership incubator that is empowering the next generation of African women leaders by investing in high-achieving girls from underprivileged Kenyan families. Dr. Kamau-Rutenberg has led Akili Dada to be recognized by the United Nations as one of the world's most innovative civil society organizations.
 
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program

Cost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)
NorCal PCA members can register online for the $8 member rate by going to: http://www.commonwealthclub.org/events/2012-05-02/professor-wanjiru-kamau-rutenberg-investing-girls-hope-or-hype

entering code: sfforinvesting

NOTE: the coupon code is case sensitive and is only available for one ticket per transaction.
Or call 415-597-6705 and enter code when asked.

Also know: Assisting Organizations: University of San Francisco, Akili Dada, Priority Africa Network, United Nations Association, Truman National Security Project Educational Institute, and NorCal Peace Corps Association